G. L. Moxley

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  • The complete conversion and digitization of the Field Museum's Bryophyte collection: Working towards a networking hub of bryophyte specimen and taxonomic data (Supported by NSF DBI-1057418)

Current Determination: Grimmia moxleyi R. S. Williams
Family: Grimmiaceae
Identification notes: This differs from Gr. crinita var. elongata de Not. (Bryologist 1925, p. 32) in having a leaf border of double thickness of cells; cells more rounded and transversely elongated in upper part of leaf, and paler and rectangular below; hyaline leaf point is rougher; calyptra large, cucullate reaching over half way down the capsule. R. S. W. Mr. H. N. dixon suggested in 1925 that this might prove to be a new species.
Location: United States of America: California
Locality: Between Big Rock Creek and Devil's Punch Bowl, Sierra Madre Mountains
Coordinates: 34.4161 -117.849
Habitat/Microhabitat: On sandstone conglomerate

Collector(s): G. L. Moxley
Collection Date: 30 May 1926
Catalog Subset: Bryophytes
EMu IRN: 2389856
OccurenceID: 2a806208-4ac1-438c-b0f5-7946e2c0fb49

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